Trail Blazers play host to San Antonio
The San Antonio Spurs have dropped four straight games both SU and ATS against the Portland Trail Blazers as those Western Conference teams meet in NBA betting action on Wednesday.
San Antonio fell 109-100 at home to Portland in the most recent meeting between the two teams on January 17 as a 5-point favorite on the NBA odds. That game turned out to be an UNDER result on the NBA totals at the sportsbooks.
This season the Trail Blazers are 36-17 overall and 29-24 ATS against the number, while the Spurs are 39-15 and 26-28 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Portland is 33-19-1 on the OU, and San Antonio is 32-22.
This game matches up the No. 17 (Trail Blazers) and the No. 11 (Spurs) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 101-99 result in favor of the Spurs is predicted by handicapping models.
San Antonio won its last outing, a 113-103 result against the Clippers on February 18. The Spurs covered in that game as a 6-point underdog, while the 216 combined points took the game OVER the total. Los Angeles was scorched by Patrick Mills for 25 points as the Spurs defated the Clippers 113-103 in NBA action on Tuesday.
In their last action, Portland was a 122-117 loser on the road against the Clippers. They covered the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (239) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Trail Blazers wasted a 25-point performance from LaMarcus Aldridge as Los Angeles ran past them 122-117 on Wednesday at STAPLES Center.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Portland's No. 1-rated squad against San Antonio's No. 19-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Portland rates No. 2 in the league with 9.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 13 with 8.04 per outing.
San Antonio at Phoenix, Friday, February 21st
Portland home to Utah, Friday, February 21st